Suspect in custody in deadly shooting of Salinas police officer
Bay Town News Service
SALINAS — Thanks to the actions of the slain officer, a suspect is in custody in the capturing of a Salinas law enforcement officer who was killed during a traffic halt Friday evening, officials mentioned Saturday.
Officer Jorge David Alvarado was shot and killed in the line of responsibility all-around 10:45 p.m. Friday around Griffin and East Market streets, in accordance to Salinas police Main Roberto Filice.
“Officer Alvarado’s heroic action through the confrontation straight led to the arrest of the suspect,” in accordance to a statement posted on the Salinas Law enforcement Department’s web site Saturday.
“The officer stayed in the combat to the conclude and paid out the top selling price,” Filice said for the duration of a noon press convention Saturday.
The Monterey County District Attorney’s Business office is heading an investigation into the capturing, District Attorney Jeannine Pacioni mentioned during the push meeting.
Alvarado was 30 a long time previous and a 5-yr veteran, in accordance to the Salinas Police Department’s web page.
“Please guidance and embrace our police division,” Salinas Mayor Kimbley Craig stated. “They are hurting and they need to know they have your guidance.”
The spot was blocked for several hrs past night immediately after the shooting as investigators collected evidence and talked to witnesses.
Anybody with facts on this incident is encouraged to contact police at (831) 758-7321 or at the nameless Suggestion Line (831) 775-4222.